Research and Analysis

Research Themes

Areas of research in which the Office of the Chief Economist is engaged.

Global Value Chains

  • Survey of Innovation and Business Strategy (SIBS)

    A joint project by: Industry Canada; Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada; and, Statistics Canada designed to address gaps in Canada’s understanding of the factors that drive and impede business innovation, technology adoption and involvement in Global Value Chains (GVCs).

North America and NAFTA

Issues Briefs

Briefings on economic matters of current interest.

Analytical Report Series

Analytic reports on various topics of interest to the department.

Trade Policy Research

An annual publication of trade-related research and analysis undertaken within and on behalf of the department over the preceding year.

Analytical Studies

External studies commissioned by the Office of the Chief Economist.